Peter Carlin

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Playlists: A Path to Personalized Learning

One reason I am such a big advocate for blended learning is that using the various models allow me to spend more time on the aspects of my job that I …

Education Technology

Training Center: The new science of climbing

<b>FOR MANY CYCLISTS</b>, climbing offers the ultimate riding experience. So, while we’ve all heard of power-to-weight, why is there so little else known …

Climbing

Changing students' attitudes to mathematics improves test scores: Study shows for first time that a free, online course can change students' mindsets towards their mathematical abilities, leading to increased academic achievement

Study shows for first time that a free, online course can change students' mindsets towards their mathematical abilities, leading to increased …

Pedagogy

The 2018 ATD International Conference and Expo Backchannel – Curated Resources #ATD2018

This post curates resources shared via the backchannel of the ATD International Conference & Expo being held May 6-9 in San Diego, CA.<p><i>I am a huge</i> …

Education Technology

The Way We Learn Is About to Change Completely

Big changes are on the horizon.<p><i>What will education and learning look like ten years from now? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Mike Silagadze, Co-Founder and CEO at Top Hat, on Quora:</b><p>…

Education Technology

Learning Is a Learned Behavior. Here’s How to Get Better at It.

Many people mistakenly believe that the ability to learn is a matter of intelligence. For them, learning is an immutable trait like eye color, simply luck of the genetic draw. People are born learners, or they’re not, the thinking goes. So why bother getting better at it?<p>And that’s why many people …

Pedagogy

4 Ways To Grow Your Content Marketing Reach Via Flipboard

Publishing and promoting content on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram is commonplace. But the social media world is far broader than the networks …

Public Relations

Boost Your Athletic Performance With Baking Soda

Baking soda otherwise known as sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO₃) is a popular chemical compound. Sodium bicarbonate is a well-known leavening agent for …

Exercise

Blended Learning Needs Digitally Fluent Designers

To mark ATD’s 75th year, we’ve been talking to industry experts about where the field of learning & development has been, where it is going, and what …

Education Technology

Five New L&D Books To Check Out

As our industry transforms to meet the needs of the 21st century workplace, one of the best ways to stay informed is through the latest books …

Flipped Classroom

Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

Leadership

What students say about creating podcasts on WeVideo and Flipgrid

Fifth-grade students in Andrew Fenstermaker’s class in Iowa are creating podcasts about what they’re learning — and what ignites …

The workplace is fundamentally changing -- here are the 10 biggest trends for 2018

• <b>A Deloitte survey of more than 11,000 human resources and business leaders shows a fundamental change is underway at the office.</b><br>• Corporate citizenship …

We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Badges, We Are Here to Learn (Wednesday April 18, 2018 2:00PM EDT) on @Webvent - Association for Talent Development

• Explore adult learning theories.<br>• Consider how to apply the theories when choosing the right tools for adults.<br>• Compare a few tools to see how they meet …

Performance Consulting What It Is and How to Get Started

Each year, learning and HR solutions are implemented with minimal performance change or impact. This is because performance improvement requires the …

This Successful Soap Entrepreneur Is Awash with New Customers from Great Marketing Execution

Successful marketing is 30% planning and 70% execution. This successful entrepreneur shares his proven secrets of success.<p>Business owners and marketers love the idea of tackling new markets. But when a big, exciting opportunity arises, the actual process can be quite intimidating. The mechanics can …

Business Strategy

“Another nail in the coffin for learning styles” – students did not benefit from studying according to their supposed learning style

The idea that we learn better when taught via our preferred modality or “learning style” – such as visually, orally, or by doing – is not supported …

Pedagogy

Leading Away From Face-To-Face Towards Self-Directed Learning

If, like many of your L&D peers, employees in your organisation tell you they prefer classroom training, it’s important to understand their …

Mockups

Furious about Brexit, Tusk calls for EU unity from Dublin 

DUBLIN (Reuters) - European Council President Donald Tusk confessed he gets furious about Brexit, describing Britain’s departure from the EU as very sad on Tuesday as he used a speech in Dublin to call for unity in Europe.<p>FILE PHOTO: European Council President Donald Tusk holds a news conference at …

Europe

Why Great Content Alone Isn't Enough to Build an Audience - Copyblogger

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about creating content that earns your audience’s attention.<p>Mark Schaefer swung by and left a comment — …

Marketing

The Myth of 'Learning Styles'

A popular theory that some people learn better visually or aurally keeps getting debunked.<p>In the early ‘90s, a New Zealand man named Neil Fleming decided to sort through something that had puzzled him during his time monitoring classrooms as a school inspector. In the course of watching 9,000 …

Pedagogy

What is the Good Friday Agreement - and why a threat to it is a threat to all of us

Today is 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement which brought unionists, nationalists and republicans together in the joint-government of …

United Kingdom

Your Strategic Plans Probably Aren’t Strategic, or Even Plans

It happens all the time: A group of managers get together at a resort for two days to hammer out a “strategic plan.” Done and dusted, they all head home. But <i>have</i> they produced a plan with a strategy?<p>At the start of my public seminars on strategic planning I ask attendees, who rank from board …

Management

Who’s the boss? Why strong leaders are ‘servants’

The best way to get your team to have your back is to win their hearts and minds. The road to that for leaders is to ‘Serve.’<p>The primary role of a …

What Best Motivates You at Work? When 200,000 Employees Were Asked, This was Their No. 1 Response

Hint: It's not about the money, money, money.<p>When you're motivated, you feel energized. You're ready to take things on, get things done, push things forward. Projects get moved along; emails get answered; you move along with pep in your step.<p>When you're unmotivated, it's hard to get started. You …

Employee Engagement

Should the Derailleur Die? Zerode's Gearbox-Equipped Taniwha - Review

Pinion's 12-speed gearbox sure is different than a traditional drivetrain, but is it better?<p>Seriously, go ahead and pick literally any mountain bike; …

College & University

Britain underestimates Brexit’s damage to Northern Ireland

BRITAIN’S bloodiest battlefield of the past half-century was not in the Middle East, the Balkans or the South Atlantic. It was on home turf. A …

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

There's a biological reason you're bored at work

At one point or other, we’ve all felt dulled by what we do at work—bored and creatively bankrupt. We’ve sometimes lost our zest for our jobs and accepted working as a sort of long commute to the weekend. An overwhelming majority of the workforce is not “involved in, enthusiastic about, and …

Employee Engagement

Study overturns age-old theory of brain learning

For decades, scientists thought that learning occurs in synapses, or the numerous junctions between brain cells. But now, a new study proposes that …